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Sycamore City, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,289

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 184

Female householder, no husband present : 652

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,945

Householder not living alone : 524


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 192

Female householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and male partner : 205

All other households : 6,176


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,868

Renter-occupied housing units : 421

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 138

Renter-occupied housing units : 46

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 320

Renter-occupied housing units : 332

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,345

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,124


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 345

$10,000 to $14,999 : 168

$15,000 to $19,999 : 228

$20,000 to $24,999 : 341

$25,000 to $29,999 : 350

$30,000 to $34,999 : 282

$35,000 to $39,999 : 188

$40,000 to $44,999 : 230

$45,000 to $49,999 : 200

$50,000 to $59,999 : 765

$60,000 to $74,999 : 751

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,069

$100,000 to $124,999 : 730

$125,000 to $149,999 : 313

$150,000 to $199,999 : 412

$200,000 or more : 222


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Total : 6,794


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Occupied : 6,594

Vacant : 200


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 679

Built 2000 to 2004 : 1,261

Built 1990 to 1999 : 843

Built 1980 to 1989 : 575

Built 1970 to 1979 : 851

Built 1960 to 1969 : 435

Built 1950 to 1959 : 562

Built 1940 to 1949 : 330

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,258


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 5,671

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 82

Electricity : 737

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 34

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 70


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 31

$10,000 to $14,999 : 37

$15,000 to $19,999 : 92

$20,000 to $24,999 : 52

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 5

$40,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 8

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 53

$90,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 334

$125,000 to $149,999 : 666

$150,000 to $174,999 : 875

$175,000 to $199,999 : 517

$200,000 to $249,999 : 549

$250,000 to $299,999 : 414

$300,000 to $399,999 : 765

$400,000 to $499,999 : 65

$500,000 to $749,999 : 12

$750,000 to $999,999 : 16

$1,000,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 202

Home equity loan only : 817

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 47

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,374

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,231


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sycamore City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $294,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $269,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $213,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $176,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $124,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $137,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $160,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $146,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $169,800


(updated 2009)



Housing Occupancy in Sycamore City, Illinois

Occupied

95.41%

Vacant

4.59%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Sycamore City, Illinois

Owner Occupied

68.81%

Renter Occupied

31.19%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Sycamore City, Illinois: 65.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sycamore City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 83.56%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 16.44%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Sycamore City, Illinois: 1,983 (11.3%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Sycamore City, Illinois: 2.48
Average Household Size in Illinois: 2.59


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Sycamore City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 154 154 $21,438,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 30 $2,316,000
  Total

159 184 $23,754,600
2000        
  Single Family 154 154 $24,248,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 20 $1,818,000
  Total

157 174 $26,066,400
2001        
  Single Family 141 141 $21,660,900
  Two Family 5 10 $696,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $284,000
  Five or More Family 5 89 $6,532,000
  Total

152 244 $29,172,900
2002        
  Single Family 201 201 $31,602,200
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 14 $732,000
  Total

203 215 $32,334,200
2003        
  Single Family 246 246 $38,102,870
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $801,850
  Five or More Family 1 8 $390,000
  Total

250 266 $39,294,720
2004        
  Single Family 270 270 $44,916,062
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 17 68 $4,426,729
  Five or More Family 2 14 $940,000
  Total

289 352 $50,282,791
2005        
  Single Family 434 434 $82,283,249
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 29 114 $8,134,500
  Five or More Family 25 191 $9,299,000
  Total

488 739 $99,716,749
2006        
  Single Family 256 256 $49,798,457
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 12 48 $3,284,465
  Five or More Family 9 70 $3,150,000
  Total

277 374 $56,232,922


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sycamore City, IL): $51,921
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sycamore City): $128,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sycamore City): $589
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sycamore City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 85.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.2%
Electricity: 12.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sycamore City, Illinois

Institutionalized population

83.56%

Correctional facilities for adults

83.56%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

83.56%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

0.0%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

0.0%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

16.44%

College/University student housing

0.0%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

16.44%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

16.44%

Residential treatment centers for adults

0.0%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%


(updated 2010)





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